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Commercialising your Research & Innovation

As part of our ambition to drive a growth in Research & Innovation income I would like to draw your attention to a new opportunity to take part in a fully funded intensive six-day commercialisation program.

Who should attend?

Early stage research academics, PhD students and staff wishing to explore future commercialisation opportunities available to them from their research. 

Program content

  • Preparing for commercialisation 
  • Developing ideas and managing intellectual property
  • Understanding quality, customer service and pricing
  • Communicating ideas for funding
  • Business and financial planning
  • Dragons den presentation pitch
  • Disc Personality Profiling
  • How to network with external companies and PR
  • Session by Royal Society Entrepreneur–in-residence Peter Hotten

 

Bridging Innovation

Program benefits

  • Knowledge of the mechanism through which research can be channelled into commercial opportunities;
  • A practical understanding of how to develop and protect ideas & opportunities;
  • An appreciation of how engagement with private sector funding can provide the mechanism for wealth creation and for furthering research ambitions;
  • Understanding of business planning with case studies from successful business
  • Better understanding of your Personality Profile
  • A chance to network with likeminded researchers across campus

Application form

2021 Bridging Innovation Course Application

Please submit the attached application form to IAA@swansea.ac.uk by 21st April 2021.

If you have any questions or need any further information about Bridging Innovation 2021 please contact Andrea Watkins – a.m.watkins@swansea.ac.uk or IAA@swansea.ac.uk